High recoveries and a low number of new cases have subsided India’s active caseload to 3,33,725

With 34,159 recoveries reported in India in the last 24 hours, the country’s total recoveries on Thursday increased to 3,17,88,440. The country’s recovery rate is currently at 97.63% which is the highest since March 2020.

According to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, sustained and collaborative efforts by the Centre and the States/UTs continue the trend of less than 50,000 daily, 46,164 new cases were reported in the last 24 hours.

High recoveries and a low number of new cases have subsided India’s active caseload to 3,33,725.

Active cases presently form only 1.03% of the country's total Positive Cases which is the lowest since March 2020.

The testing capacity across the country continues to be expanded and the country cumulatively has so far conducted over 51.31 Cr tests.

While testing capacity has been enhanced across the country, weekly positivity rate stands at 2.02% that is less than 3% for the last 62 days.

The Daily Positivity rate also stands at 2.58 % which is less than 3% for the last 31 days.

Meanwhile, given the efforts of the Government to accelerate pace and expand the scope of COVID-19 vaccination, India’s cumulative vaccination coverage has surpassed the cumulative figure of 60.38 Cr.

The new phase of universalization of COVID-19 vaccination commenced on 21 June.

The vaccination drive has been ramped up through availability of more vaccines, advance visibility of vaccine availability to States and UTs for enabling better planning by them, and streamlining the vaccine supply chain.

More than 58.76 crore (58,76,56,410) vaccine doses have been provided to States/UTs so far through the Government of India (free of cost channel) and through direct state procurement category. Further, more than 1.03 Cr doses (1,03,39,970) are in the pipeline.

More than 3.77 Cr (3,77,09,391) balance and unutilized COVID Vaccine doses are still available with the States/UTs to be administered.